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FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 10:00pm PDT
better off. i have a different view. i think we have to invest in education and training. i think it's important for us to develop new sources of energy, here in america, that we change our tax code to make sure that we are helping small businesses and companies that are investing here in the united states. that we take some of the money we are saving as we wind down two wars, to rebuild america. and that we reduce our deficit in a balanced way that allows us to make these critical investments. now, it ultimately will be up to the voters, to you, which path we should take. are we going to double down on the top-down economic policies that helped to get us into this mess? or do we embrace a new economic patriot. >> that says america does best when the middle-class does best. i am alonging ford that debate. >> reporter: governor romney, two minutes. >> thank you, jim. it's an honor to be here with you. and it's an honor to be here with the president. i appreciate the welcome of the university of denver and the presidential commission on these debates. congratulations to you, mr. pre
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm PDT
comes to education. what visaid is, we have to reform schools that are not working, we use something call race to the top t. wasn't a top-down approach, governor. what we have said is to states, we will give you more money, if you initiate reforms. as a consequence, you had 46 states around the country who have made a real difference. but what i have also said, let's hire another 100,000 math and science teachers to make sure we maintain our technological lead and so people are skilled and able to suckicide and hard-pressed states right now can't all do that. in fact, we have seen layoffs of hundreds of thousands of teachers over the last several years. and governor romney doesn't think we need more teachers. i do. i think that that is the kind of investment where the federal government can help -- it can't do it all -- but it can make a difference. as a consequence, we will have a better-trained workforce. and that will create jobs panies want to locate in places where we have a skilled workforce. >> jim: two minutes, governor on the role of government. >> i love great sch
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 10:00pm PDT
have a different view. i think we have to invest in education and training. i think it's important for us to develop new sources of energy, here in america, that we change our tax code to make sure that we are helping small businesses and companies that are investing here in the united states. that we take some of the money we are saving as we wind down two wars, to rebuild america. and that we reduce our deficit in a balanced way that allows us to make these critical investments. now, it ultimately will be up to the voters, to you, which path we should take. are we going to double down on the top-down economic policies that helped to get us into this mess? or do we embrace a new economic patriot. >> that says america does best when the middle-class does best. i am alonging ford that debate. >> reporter: governor romney, two minutes. >> thank you, jim. it's an honor to be here with you. and it's an honor to be here with the president. i appreciate the welcome of the university of denver and the presidential commission on these debates. congratulations to you, mr. president, on your
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 6:00pm PDT
for young people for higher education and doesn't provide a safe and secure nation. that is what president obama can stand on over the last couple of years and certainly stand on improved rates that show our jobless numbers are going down. >> judge jeanine: we appreciate you saying that. why couldn't the president say that himself? why couldn't the president say what she just said? >> i can't comment about what the president did or didn't do. all i can say is that to me he was totally unprepared and he didn't know what was going on. he looked like he was somebody that was caught a deer in the head lights and governor romney was very well prepared. he knew what he was talking about and took it right to the president. and when you do that it shows to the american people that you really are in a position to govern and lead and the president as i said before, he was lost. if it didn't have a strong political per situation you would have fel felt sorry for e guy because it was tearable. governor romney showed he has the ability and intellect and aware of the issues so he knows how to
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
education. >> we've got a program called race to the top that has prompted reforms in 46 states around the country, raising standards, improving how we train teachers so now i want to hire another 100,000 new math and science teachers and create 2 million more slots in our community colleges so that people can get trained for the jobs that are out there right now. and i want to make sure that we keep tuition low for our young people. >> mike: and i want to make sure that everybody's christmas stocking is filled with everything they've wanted when it comes christmas time. one little problem about what he's saying, not about race to the top. it's not a bad program, pied emphasis and i commend arnie duncan for at least saying we ought to reward people who are doing well. it's different in the economy where we punish people who are doing well. i wish the president's education policies are based on that premise, clearly they're not. when he talks about, we need to put 100,000 new teachers in the classroom, i just asked myself. when is it the responsibility the federal government to go hire teac
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 5:00pm PDT
what he has done for education. >> we have got programs called race to the top promped reforms in 46 states and raising standarped proving how we train teachers and now i want to hire 100,000 new math and science teacher and create more spots in the community colleges so people can get trained and i want to make sure and keep tuitition low for our young people. >> and i want to make sure everybody's christmas stocking is fill would with everything they wanted. one little problem about what he's saying not been race to the top it is not a bad program and i commend arnie duncan for rewarding poem who do well. that is different than it is economy where we punish people for doing well. i wish the president's economic policies are based on that premise and clearly they are not he said we need a 100,000 new teacher classroom is it the responsibility of the federal government to hire teacher a local school board? your schools are your responsibility in your community and state. there is nothing in the federal constitution that said the federal government ought to hire teachers for you. if y
FOX News
Oct 5, 2012 12:00am PDT
parents met with the unnamed educator who apologized and explained she was only joking. the school district is investigating the case while the teacher has been moved to another classroom. let's just put her in another class m rue. the crazy lady shouldn't be teaching. what did the class pets think about this? >> like i said, gay marriage. you have gay marriage and then you have a deer and a kitten hanging out together. the world is going to hell in a kitten basket. liz, the teacher was just making a joke, so we should forget about it. >> why do the teachers say this is a democratic school? well then let the democratic taxpayer pays for. but i love how the family con bt tayed a radio station -- contacted a radio station first. >> that's how you get anything done. >> we just heard an entire debate talking about education over and over again. this is a problem that teachers like this can continue to teachers and because you can't fire them. i'm sure this is why the parents felt the need to go to a radio station. you can't get anything done. >> that's why that wonderful movie -- >> "r
FOX News
Sep 30, 2012 8:00am PDT
worth the cost of an education. >> absolutely. >> jamie: for more ow hohow can you can take charge on a number of issues, go to foxnews.com and click on the bottom of the main page, america's news hq and then look for my link there. tell say take charge, consumer protection segments. you can see a bunch of them there. i hope we help you out. >> eric: jamie, when we first brought you their story, they were just embarking on their incredible journey. we catch up with a group of warrior riders as haymake their final approach to ground zero, riding all the way from california. hey! did you know that honey nut cheerios has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and it tastes good? sure does! wow. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. >> eric: here's some of the stories making headlines that the hour. there has been another insider attack in afghanistan. a suspected member of the afghan security forces killing one of our u.s. service members and an american civilian contractor. this happened in a checkpoint in th
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 11:30pm PDT
of those, four topics jumped out. first, economy. 3%. and second, health care, 0%. third, taxes 18 and fourth, education. 12%.
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 7:00pm PDT
>>> governor romney i genuinely believe cares about education but when tells a student that you should borrow money from your parents to go to college, you know, that indicates the degree to which there may not be as much of a focus on the fact that folks like myself, folks like kids probably who attend university of denver just don't have is that option. >> mr. president, enentitled as the president to your airplane and your own house. i don't have any plans to cut education funding. grants that people go to college i'm continuing on planning to grow so i'm not planning on making changes there. >> it was a deeply divided nation or at least it was unless last night that brought all americans in agreement. there is no red america or blue america there is only the america that can't believe how bad this guy did in the debates. >> geraldo: a fox news alert. i'm geraldo rivera reporting that in the wake of mitt romney's undeniable triumph in wednesday's presidential debate there is conflicting evidence on whether the republican challenger continues to enjoy a post debate bounce. the
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
it's not entertaining, it's educational. bill: that contradicts the point about saying maybe in the case of governor romney. there is a sliver of people saying i don't know enough about this guy. if he convinces me, he might get my vote. >> i think that's important. if the election were held by the polls he's a few points behind. he needs the debates to change the dynamics where people say this is a down to the wire race. he's a goodall tern tough. let's look at the details of his plan and programs. bill: do you find incumbents out of shape when it come to debating ability? >> they are because no one the stage with them as an equal. all of a sudden you look across the stage and there is a guy being treated as your equal trying to get your job. they are not in the same kind of form. reagan didn't do well in his first debate. gerald ford didn't do well in this first debate. even clinton wasn't as good as he was in other forums. the president who is a good debater but not a great debater, it's a lot of pressure on him, too. bill: usually they write about the incumbents being insulated
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 2:00pm PDT
didn't listen. if you listen to what he said in the speech, friend, great educator, learned a lot. listened to my wife. listen to my wife complain about me. >> bob: has he said g.d. america at that point, do you know? >> eric: reverend wright? yeah. >> bob: said it by that time? >> eric: 2001. >> bob: are you sure? >> eric: i think, i'm pretty sure he was wit buddies with farrakhan at that point. >> bob: i don't think a single information that he saw farrakhan. let alone was buddies. but then again he was a friend of every terrorist bomber in 1960. >> greg: bill ayers. >> i'm not talking about -- >> greg: you don't need to be friends to make at it problem. >> i'm talking about reverend wright and louis farrakhan. >> bob: what does it have to do with president obama? >> eric: you asked if reverend wright used g.d. america line yet. he was probably friends with farrakhan by that time. >> bob: coming up, former vice president dick cheney says the obama administration is over its head over the terror attack in libya. you'll hear from him next on "the five." ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ]
FOX News
Oct 5, 2012 9:00pm PDT
in your retirement, educate your kids and make tomorrow better for them. this is unacceptable to a great country like ours. >> sean: california, paying nearly $6 a gallon for gasoline. let me show you the price of gas, when barack obama became president, it was $1.84 a gallon. today, it's $3.79. up over, you know, twice as much as we were paying. if you look at national debt under president obammasm this is a guy who said that your boss, george w. bush was irresponsible and unpatriotic for taking a credit card in the name of our quids kids and grandkids and borrowing from the bank of china. $6 trillion by one four-year term, more than george bush in 8 years. >> at least, we were growing the economy, while bush was in office. we are not growing the economy -- we are growing the debt much faster than the economy. think about this when president obama came into office, the public debt --ont the total debt, secured in the form of a bond and sold, was equal to 40% of gbr dp. because of the stimulus bill and the increase in the federal budget, it was 54% of gdp. by the end of 2010, 62%,
FOX News
Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
to educate parents if you want to spend time in the house and you don't want to be bored, engage the kids. you cannot just use the tv as the pacifier. >>shepard: the biggest reason for that is there is no interactive work with that television. >>guest: all one way, just back ground stuff. for some they turn it on and they are not watching it, it is noise that is distracting. but the kid is sitting there getting bored or getting numb watching whatever it is they have left on. not good for kids. >>shepard: i leave espn on a lot and it will just play and i don't pay that much attention until someone says the words "giants" or "rebels." then i am calm up in it. >>guest: they are saying giant as lot in the losing sense today. but in general what you want to do is tell the kids to get east stuff and have the stuff on if the background but be interactive. do not keep them there five hours while you are doing dishes or errands and they are nodding off. >>shepard: doctor, never thought about that one. >> that's science for you. >>shepard: everything will be harmful soon. thank you, doctor
FOX News
Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
energy policy and education policy, a trade policy. mitt romney has put out more specifics on how to revive this economy and get people back to work than the incumbent president of the united states has. i hear the handwringerring in washington and washington wants to talk about process. come out into these states with us and see what we are talking about and the forceful case we are making for economic opportunity. see the specific plans we are putting on the table. the bold solutions. mitt romney has never once asked me to temper anything down. he said go out there and sell this. >> chris: you talk about the handwringerring. there was a report this weekend that you have been talking to conservative commentators and trying to get them to stay on board and not to jump ship and get too discouraged but in the course of the conversations you admitted the campaign has made missteps. question, what missteps? >> first of all, 47% mitt acknowledges himself. that was an inarticulate way of describing more people have become dependent on government because they have no opportunity. it was an
FOX News
Oct 5, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. >> it was the scene earlier today in millan. arch spending cuts on education sent hundreds of protesters into the street. save schoo banks. government building several officers got hurt. university students there. voicing anger at the cost cutting moves by the government and the european union. the song that helped launch the beetles into the worldwide fame that we know today turned half a century old. details on that coming up. also on this very day 50 years ago, the british secret agent james bond first hit the big screen. the film franchise debuted with sean connery as 007 dr. noe. they all took turns sipping martinis and hunting villains. george was in there too before daniel craig became the latest to play the spy guy. let's not forget all those bonds' women, the 23 bond flick sky fall set to hit americans theaters. movie go goers had to make it shakd not stirred 50 years ago today. ogether like chicken noodle soup from campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. ♪ atmix of energies.ve the world needs a broader that's why we're supplying natural gas to generate cleaner e
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 11:00am PDT
used it against them on education policy. but during the section on he entitlements he didn't necessarily seem to be at his strongest but still certainly much stronger than the president. >> chris: i want to ask you about a moment that you didn't bring up that has got and lot of attention. let's take a look at this one. >> i'm sorry, jim, i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs and other things. i love big bird and i actually like you, too. i'm not going to keep on spending money on things to borrow money from china to pay for are it. >> was that smart as a way to show that he is serious about cutting spend or is it always a mistake to take on big bird? >> well, big bird is pretty popular but maybe the president would say big bird didn't build his own nest, i don't know. but i think that it is -- it probably maybe not going after big bird but is certainly pbs and public broadcasting is popular in terms of taking them on in the spending side. i don't think he was going down the wrong path. maybe not so much with big bird. >> chris: a couple of minutes left. i want to look forward.
FOX News
Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm PDT
added pushed from full time into part time. they are younger, less educated. unskilled. lower paying. >> if you are working part time you come off the unemployment rolls, that goes into the unemployment rate. that's a legitimate thing to talk about this is important. 14.7% unemployment when you include the marginally attached to the workforce. that is precisely the same number as the previous month. >> 14.7 when you say the people who don't have full-time jobs. >> >> don't have full-time jobs who have given up looking. >> do you know what i think is even more important than that? that income, household median income is now $5,000 since the president has been in office. because whether you have rising gas prices, rising health insurance prices, rising almost everything prices, all right, and then your income is going down because there aren't a lot of jobs and employers can say take it or leave it you don't like it, i can replace you easily, that's really the end carat. that's why i think the president is going to have some trouble. >> i think you are exactly right. another number of
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 3:00am PDT
, overburdens regulations. it cuts spending. one penny out of every dollar it focuses on education to make sure that we are educating and empowering our work force. >> gretchen: the winner will replace retiring independent senator in connecticut, joe lieberman. >> steve: a day of joy turns into a day of tragedy after a wedding reception in the philly area erupt noose a deadly brawl. cops say guests from two different wedding receptions were partying at the hotel bar and then at some point, somebody threw a fist and they started fighting. a 57-year-old man died from a heart attack during the fight. he's believed to be the uncle of one of the brides. she is seen there running through the parking lot in her wedding dress. three people are facing charges for the fight. >> pete: sad. and they don't call him fearless felix for nothing.tomorrow felis set to sky dive from 23 miles up. 120,000 feet above the earth. he will be flying faster than the speed of sound. his body will go from 0, steve, to 690 miles per hour in 34 seconds. gretchen. he will be supersonic for one minute. if he succeed,
FOX News
Sep 30, 2012 9:00am PDT
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FOX News
Sep 30, 2012 1:00pm PDT
marriage, voting rights and education. shannon has a preview. >> reporter: monday kicks off the brand-new term for the supreme court and there are number of controversial disputes awaiting them. at least six of the nine justices attended the pre-term red mass on sunday. a tradition that started back in 1928 in new york. there were prayers for wisdom and inspiration for all members of the judiciary. on monday the court will consider whether nigerian citizens can sue shell oil company for human rights abuses. one of the most anticipated cases comes next week, a lawsuit by a white applicant she was denied admission to the university of texas because of the college's race based admission criteria. the court is expected to take up at least one case related to the hot button issue of same-sex marriage. one case on appeal deals with the defense of marriage act which the obama administration it will no longer defend in court. another appeal involved california's prop 8 that would amend the state's constitution so california would recognize marriage between man and woman as legal. >> this is one o
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am PDT
government. whether it was education, taxes, healthcare, green energy, more government, more government, more government. bill: the mayor says he praises governor romney for his performance. martha: they are paying attention in the key battleground state of ohio. this has been a tough territory ohio for the past couple weeks for mitt romney in the polls. some voters hit the local bars. their we action a bit split. watch. >> you have got four more years of obama or 8 years of romney. you can do four years fast. eight years is a long time. >> this is the first time they have seen them side by side and they are learning a lot here. i think romney exposed a lot of obama's weaknesses. and deficiencies. so i would give the slight edge to romney. martha: wisdom come be from those gentlemen. some in the crowd did not care what either candidate had to say. one man said he already made up his mind and he voted early. that changes the die ma'am nick a lot of these cases as well. coming up, is it a new day for mitt romney? that is the big question. he did well last night but will it change the game
FOX News
Oct 1, 2012 10:00am PDT
, megyn -- 71 cents out of every dollar spent on education in the state of illinois is spent for retirement and health care for teachers. 71 cents. megyn: that's incredible. >> this is a state that is corrupt, it is a state with officialdom that is utterly dysfunctional and incompetent, and you just saw one of the greatest nonsense acts, pure political theater in chicago, mayor rahm emanuel and the teachers' union coming to a deal which resulted in a 16.5% pay raise while only 15% of their students are proficient if reading, more than half are not even capable of basic reading skills. meg "the wall street journal" wrote sooner or later we knew it would come to this since the democrats can't bring themselves to oppose union demands. they give and they gave give and they give to the unions, and eventually the bill comes due. but the question is whether any federal politician would have the gall to put the taxpayers of the nation, the federal taxpayers on the hook for those deals struck in those rooms in chicago. >> well, obviously, there's one by the name of president barack obama
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 10:00am PDT
about education. barack obama when given the open floor, chris to say whatever he wanted on the first answer of that debate went right to education. some of us wondered why he did that. walmart moms were saying that was one of the most important subjects they heard discussed last night. >> you got it. what these women want to hear about, and i've watched the tapes of the focus groups, not this one but others, and when you hear these women talk about this we are talking about household income 40,000 to 60,000 mostly. we are talking about these women who want to know what it's going to take to knock the country out of this torper, that the country is going the wrong direction, what are you going to do? when the president talks about education he talks about it as an investment in the future. when the president talks about education he does those things, those things sound good but they are a promise down the road and these women like most voters are skeptical of what politicians say. what mitt romney talked about was ill give you now choice. i will give you now opportunities for school.
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 12:00am PDT
every question by barack obama was more government. whether education, taxes and health care. whether it's green energy, more government, more government. you know what is interesting? governor romney gave his answer on obama care. and he went through one, two, three, four five specific points why it doesn't work. health care $2500 you're going to have a panel of unelected people by the way is in the health care law. and some 4,000 times that day will be the final arbitors. i thought that was really, the president couldn't answer the $716 billion or rising cost of families and business. >> i thought that is probably the worst point in the debate. i thought his answer started to become wandering and confused. >> yes. >> i couldn't follow it. i couldn't follow his defense of himself that. is the point i almost felt sorry for him and said this is over. give him a teleprompter. >> sean: it was these anecdote that's didn't fit the question, the moment. and he got lost when speaking and couldn't follow him. it was not relevant. >> and this is a man with an easy ride for four years. and ther
FOX News
Sep 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. i have taken care of a lot of families whether it's education or medical or whatever you want to say. i did work hard and i did build it. >> what does this say about his mentality, though? look at where we are in the ton tr country. >> that came out probably he wished he didn't say it. the truth came out. often times you will see that. >> that was one of the few times he was off prompt ter. oo ee may have been off tell pyrometer. people need to understand that's where he is all about and where he is coming from. >> we are going to spread the wealth around and you didn't build that. here's where you are economically. we have one in 6 americans in poverty. 5 million americans under employed. this staggers my mind. 49 million americans on food stamps right now in this country. the net worth of a person has gone down 40 percent in three years. the average home price gone down 35 percent. >> we owe $17 trillion a number you wouldn't think would be thinkable. china will take over as the economic power in 2019. if you said that 10 years ago or 6 years ago nobody would have believed it p
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 12:00pm PDT
. >> education and what is the third one there? >> john: we take you behind the scenes. we'll show you what they don't like to talk about. >> the lying is okay in politics? winning the presidency. ♪ ♪ >> john: when it comes to winning the presidency, i'd like to think that the choice is about whose ideas are better but when you talk to people behind the scenes they talk about moments. >> there are a series of moments and that's what matters. >> john: remember the scream? howard dean led john kerry in early polls but then he tried to rally the troops. >> we're going to california, texas and new york. >> john: people in the room sounded like a normal rally, but because dean's microphone picked up only dean's voice the tv broadcast made him sound crazy. even images mean matter more than issues. this is said to have helped bill clinton. in 1980 republican primary george bush had momentum against ronald reagan until the debate. there was a moment where reagan looked strong. >> john: that moment helped change the campaign. >> read my lips. [ applause ] >> incidents between a hockey m
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 9:00am PDT
are not there. >> reporter: james says the numbers say more about education and training than about race. he says less skilled less educated workers are doing poorly no matter what race they are are from. in washington, molly henneberg, fox news. >>> the problem we he have here is we have the democrats bragging about scoring field goals when we need touchdowns. >> they were rooting for a fumble and t is unbelievable that they are disappointd that we have a 44 month low in the unemployment rate. >> shannon: sunday football talk. not the kind that we are expecting here because now just 30 days left for president obama and governor romney to make their cases to voters before election day. it has been almost a week and both sides are still trying to clarify things that were said at last week's debate and tweak some strategy as they move on to the next one. i'm shannon bream. hour number two of america's news headquarters live from the nation's capital starts right now. >>> we begin with news on the unemployment rate. down to the lowest number since president obama took office. his campa
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 4:00pm PDT
middle class out and things like education and manufacturing. >> governor romney's focus is talking directly to the voters about what his plans are to strengthen the middle class and get this economy back on track. >> shepard: and with millions of undecided voters still out there, the stakes could not be higher. tonight, the home stretch in the race for the white house. plus, it's not just the candidates who are in the hot seats. a closer look at debate moderators and why the pressure is more intense than ever before. and good evening from the university of denver where we are just two hours away from an historic and high stakes showdown. president obama and governor mitt romney facing off here in their first debate. with less than five weeks to go until election day, a live look now at the stage here in denver. analysts say both men have a lot of on the line tonight. the president trying to hang on to what is a slim lead in the national polls and most battleground states. governor romney trying to shake up the race by making his case to what should be the biggest television audienc
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 3:00am PDT
last debate so we can talk and move forward from. this this is the subject of education. listen. >> when he tells a student that you know, you should borrow money from your parents to go to college, you know, that indicates the degree to which, you know, there may not be as much as a focus. >> mr. president, you are entitled, mr. president to your own airplane and house but not to your own facts. i'm not going to cut education funding. i don't have any plan to cut. >> so respond to that. why do you think governor romney did so well? >> >> i think he was a lot sharper than the president was. governor romney got on offense early this the debate. he framed the debate in a way that it was very clear to the public what exactly he was trying to accomplish. throughout the debate he portrayed two paths one that the president has the country on and one that he would put the country on. that's exactly what he needed to do. he needed to go after the president on the economy. but he also needed to cast vision for where he would take the country. i thought that was imminently clear on wednes
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 4:00pm PDT
education and training than about race, he says, quote, less skilled, less educated workers are doing very poorly, no matter what race they're from. in washington, molly henneberg, fox news. >> we'll stay with the unemployment picture for just another moment. it's hit another group of americans particularly hard, women, who are returning from war. the bureau of labor statistics finding one out of every five women who served in iraq and afghanistan is now unemployed and that's even as american businesses makes room for veterans. but, most of the new hires for nos businesses have been men so far. now, overall, unemployment for post 9/11 veterans seeking work fell last month to 10%. >> the number of people infected in a deadly meningitis outbreak is jumping in several states. and why thousands more people could still be at risk. also, russian president vladimir putin celebrates a big birthday and why some people are marking his birthday by going to jail. and it's 12 years till the day since the start of the afghan war. we'll go live to afghanistan to hear what inspires our brave warriors to r
FOX News
Oct 2, 2012 3:00am PDT
credits, education credits for college, the earned income tax credits will go away for the poor. the cbo is out there saying if the congress doesn't do anything about this, it could throw the u.s. economy into a double dip recession because of a lower gdp by from 3 to 4%. you know the one who termed it, the person who coined the term looks like it was ben bernanke, federal reserve chairman. he used the term earlier this year. so also at the same time, we've got health reform coming in with new levies on investment. >> gretchen: new taxes? that would be coming at the same time. this is up to congress or the president? who needs to do something? >> here is the issue, depends on who wins and how the lay of the land will g depending on who wins the election. if the president wins reelection, you'll possibly see gridlock. now the talk is to just let them expire temporarily and then do a quick fix for everybody but the upper bracket, so that way you could say look, we passed a tax cut and we did raise taxes on the upper bracket. if mitt romney, then he'll probably say i need time to fashio
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Oct 5, 2012 8:00am PDT
according to your skills and education. skill workers, more educated workers are doing very well no matter what race they're from. less skilled, less educated workers are doing very poorly no matter what race they're from. >> reporter: another key demographic for the president, young people ages 18 to 29. they voted 66% for the president in 2008. the unemployment rate among that group now, 11.8%. jon? jon: wow! molly henneberg in washington. molly, thanks. jenna: interesting to see the breakdowns, isn't it? jon: when you slice and dice the country up the picture is really bad in spots. jenna: depends on the age, the region. we'll talk a lot about the jobs numbers throughout the day today. again we're waiting on the president and his comments on numbers. mitt romney expected to make a an appearance in the next hour. meantime a convicted murderer get as happy birthday present after his panel recommends he should get parole. the partner in crime on the right-hand side of your screen is charles manson. is he about to go free? we'll take a closer look at that, that is for sure. >>> your
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Oct 4, 2012 1:00pm PDT
. >>neil: what what i amire about what you are trying to do, the commercial on an educated consumer is the best customer. young people don't realize this is saveable. a majority of young people assume they not going to get because the well will run dry, they can get if all age groups, all demographics start moving. how do you make that pitch? what do you say? >>guest: well, we are basically out there connecting the issue to their lives where it is lost opportunity, it is lower standard living. we have a series of actions for them to take. our ultimate goal is a long-term bipartisan deal right now one of our first actions, we have an open letter to the next president and we encourage people to go to the website and sign the petition and give the first initial voice out there. >>neil: do you have a horse in the race, president obama or mitt romney? >>guest: we are committed to remaining bipartisan. we believe whoever is elected has to step cross the aisle and talk with the other side. we don't see that endorsing a candidate helps us at this point. >>neil: a lot on the ball. what you are
FOX News
Oct 5, 2012 8:00pm PDT
-timions, people who have been pushed from full time into part time. they're younger, less educated and unskilled so they for lower paying. >> so if you are working part time and you come off the unemployment roles that, goes into the unemployment rate. that's legitimate. >> that's an important thing to talk about and is reveal audio in the u6 labor thing. 14.7% unemployment when you include the so-called marge neal attached to the workforce. that's precisely the same number as the previous month. >> 14.7, when you say... the people who don't have full-time jobs -- >> don't have full-time jobs who arev giving up. >> what is more important than that, the household median income is down $5,000. because when you have rising gas price, rising health insurance prices, rising almost everything prices and your income's going down because there are not a lot of jobs and employers can say take it or leave it, i can replace you easily. that's the indicator. that's why i think the president's going to have trouble. >> i think you are exactly right. another number of people have not paid attention
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